New Taipei City Taishan Lion Dance Cultural Festival
Event Date : October(To be announced (TBA))
Event Location : Taishan Dist., New Taipei City Taiwán, R.O.C
Organizer : Cultural Affairs Department, New Taipei City Government
For the event schedules, please refer to the official site or poster for any latest changes.
Since its inauguration in 2007, Taishan Lion Dance Cultural Festival not only merges local religious procession with the bustling ambiance of lion dance, it has also created a local lion dance culture closely associated with the lives of Taishan’s residents. The annual “lion dance competition” invites elite lion dance troupes from domestic and abroad to compete against one another based on international judging criteria in order to vie for the coveted Lion King title and glorify the spirit of “lion dance” in Taishan. In addition, the “Funny Lion LOHAS Carnival” comprises cultural & creative stalls, local gourmet delicacies and lion dance experiential activities, while the top three lion dance troupes from the “lion dance competition” are invited to participate in the Xianying Zushi Birthday Religious Procession Ceremony” held on September 18 of the Chinese lunar calendar.